Robert Thomson

Born
1831
Died
1894
Profession
Master Plumber, Gasfitter

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Camperdown 1875 1886
Mayor Camperdown 1882 1884

Family background

Robert Thomson was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1831. He was married on 15 March 1853 at the Scots Church Sydney to Margaret Murchie (1831-1877). They had seven daughters and three sons. He died on 5 December 1894, aged 63 years.

Local government service

Robert Thomson was an alderman on Camperdown Council from 1875 to 1886 and mayor in 1882-84. Thomson as mayor in 1882 led a deputation to the Minister for a recreation ground at Camperdown. Camperdown Park was gazetted in 1885.

References

Sydney Morning Herald 19 September 1883 p. 7

Australian Town and Country Journal 13 May 1882 p. 12; 17 March 1883 p. 14

Sydney Morning Herald 7 December 1894 p. 8

Citation

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